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War Memorials

Pulford
Porffordd

The Pulford War Memorial commemorates those local men who died in World War I and World War II. The memorial stands outside the Village Hall and takes the form of a red marble obelisk. A smaller stone column stands in the grounds of St Mary's parish church and commemorates those who died in World War I.

Pulford War Memorial

Pulford (Welsh: Porffordd) is a village and ecclesiastical parish, in the county of Cheshire, England, and sits directly on the border.

1914-1918 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Private
BROADHURST
Charles

108926
Sherwood Foresters - Notts & Derby Regiment
(1st Bn.)
27 May 1918 20 Son of Richard & Alice Broadhurst, of Pulford. Soissons Memorial, Aisne, France.
Private
BROADHURST
Richard

W/1101
Cheshire Regiment
(3rd Coy. 13th Bn.)
4 May 1916 23 Son of Richard & Alice Broadhurst, of Pulford. Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, Pas de Calais, France.
DAVIES
Alfred
         
Sergeant
DAVIES
James

806682
Royal Field Artillery
("A" Bty. 296th Bde.)
12 Apr 1918 24 Son of John & Mary Jane Davies, of Poulton. Bienvillers Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.
DAVIES
Joseph
         
DAVIES
Thomas
         
Private
EDWARDS
Edward Thomas

43096
Lincolnshire Regiment
(1st Bn.)
29 Sep 1916 24 Born Tattenhall, Cheshire. Only son of Edward & Annie Edwards, of Moorfield Cottage, Pulford. St. Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France.
Gunner
GIBSON
Harry

137310
Royal Field Artillery
("D" Bty. 186th Bde.)
20 Sep 1917 20 Son of Walter & Emma Gibson, of Riverside, Pulford. Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
GRIFFITHS
Cecil

42252 & 64954
East Yorkshire Regiment
(1/4th Bn.)
formerly

Welsh Regiment
3 Oct 1918   Son of William & Lucy Griffiths, of Belgrave. Glageon Communal Cemetery Extension,
Nord, France.
Private
JONES
Bertie

532208
London Regiment - Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles
(1st/15th Bn.)
25 Mar 1918 21 Son of Richard & Mary Jones, of The Bungalow, Pulford. Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Lance Sergeant
LEECH
Ernest Edward

12043
Grenadier Guards
(2nd Bn.)
27 Aug 1918 30 Cousin of Mary Davies, of Elm Wood, Rossett. Vis-en-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France.
Private
PROBIN
Joseph

16658
Coldstream Guards
(3rd Bn.)
9 Oct 1917 29 Son of John & Maria Probin, of Chester; husband of Margaret Probin, of Chester. Artillery Wood Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.
Private
STOCKTON
John

19381
Royal Welsh Fusiliers
(8th Bn.)
21 Apr 1916   Born Croxton Green, Malpas. Husband of Selina Stockton, of Cuckoo's Nest, Pulford. Amara War Cemetery, Iraq.
Private
THELWELL
Ernest James

23178
Grenadier Guards
(King's Coy. 1st Bn.)
25 Sep 1916 25 Born Woodchurch, Cheshire. Son of James & Catherine Thelwell, of 38, Overleigh Road, Chester. Former resident of Pulford. Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

 

1939-1945 War

Rank, Name &
Service Number
Service Died Age Details Cemetery or
Memorial
Sergeant Nav.
WOODALL
William Valentine

1621458
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
(70 Sqdn.)
19 Nov 1944 25 Son of Robert & Catherine Woodall, of Pulford. Belgrade War Cemetery, Serbia.

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